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Tuition to rise 3.7 percent for 2014-15 school year

Boston University’s tuition and room and board rates have increased by 3.7 percent for the 2014-15 academic year, an escalation below the national average for four-year private research universities. BU President Robert Brown announced Friday in an email to members of the BU community that the upsurge — a 3.9 percent tuition increase and an […]

SG considers proposal to create additional senate seats for student groups

Boston University Student Government tabled a proposal Monday to outline requirements for granting a senate seat to a student group. The proposal would have required that a student group be recognized by BU and have membership of at least one percent of the student body, or 160 members, in order to have a seat in […]

Starting salary for BU grads averages $46,000, data suggests

As steep college tuition costs at schools such as Boston University cause students to question the value of higher education, new research points to promising returns on career salaries. The median starting pay for Boston University graduates is $46,000, according to data assembled by College Measures, an organization that focuses on making information about the […]

CAMPUS CRIME LOGS: March 10 – March 15

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from March 10 to March 15. UNH investigation On March 10 at 285 Babcock Street around 10 a.m., the University of New Hampshire Police Department contacted the BUPD for assistance in an ongoing investigation that originated at UNH concerning the UNH basketball […]

New application to help blind people navigate MBTA

To help visually impaired people navigate through subway stations, a team of engineers has invented a smartphone application that will provide audio directions through public buildings and public transportation. Aura Ganz, an electrical and computer engineering professor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, has been working with Massachusetts Commission for the Blind and her engineering students […]